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pseudocarp

[ soo-duh-kahrp ]
/ ˈsu dəˌkɑrp /
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noun
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Origin of pseudocarp

First recorded in 1825–35; pseudo- + -carp

OTHER WORDS FROM pseudocarp

pseu·do·car·pous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for pseudocarp

pseudocarp
/ (ˈsjuːdəʊˌkɑːp) /

noun
a fruit, such as the strawberry or apple, that includes parts other than the ripened ovaryAlso called: false fruit, accessory fruit

Derived forms of pseudocarp

pseudocarpous, adjective
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Scientific definitions for pseudocarp

pseudocarp
[ sōōdə-kärp′ ]

See accessory fruit.
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